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This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches around 1930's, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.  
 
This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches around 1930's, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.  
  
'''Source for this page:''' {{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 881. {{UTChurchLDSJensonsEnd}}  
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=== North Davis Stake  ===
 
=== North Davis Stake  ===
  
'''Stake boundaries''' as of about 1930 <br> See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 881.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 881.</ref><br>  
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'''Stake boundaries''' as of about 1930 <br> See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 588.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 588.</ref><br>  
  
 
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*Area of the County: All of Tooele County, Utah  
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*Area of the County: North Part of Davis County, Utah  
*Headquarters in (town): Tooele City.  
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*Headquarters in (town): Kaysville.  
 
*Boundaries of stake:
 
*Boundaries of stake:
  
Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Tooele County, Utah, with headquarters in Tooele city.  
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Consists (1930) of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Davis County, Utah. The stake extends north to Weber County (or Weber Stake), east to the Wasatch Mountains, south to the [[South Davis Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|South Davis Stake, Utah]] and west to the Great Salt Lake.  
  
 
<br> '''History Timeline up to about 1930'''  
 
<br> '''History Timeline up to about 1930'''  
  
*1850 - On April 24, the first ecclesiastical organization was formed with a presiding Elder known as Tooele Branch.
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*1915 - At a conference of the Davis Stake held at Kaysville June 20, the Davis Stake was divided into two stakes, namely, the North Davis Stake and the [[South Davis Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|South Davis Stake, Utah]].
*1877 - June 24, the settlements in Tooele County were organized as the Tooele Stake and the Tooele Branch became the Tooele Ward.
 
*1912 - On Dec 12, the Tooele Ward was divided into two wards, namely, the Toeele North Ward and the Tooele South Ward.
 
  
 
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=== Obtain the Records  ===
 
=== Obtain the Records  ===
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Tooele+Stake church and other records] for Tooele Stake, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. North Davis Stake|corporate|disp=North Davis Stake}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
  
Batesville, Clover, Grantsville 1st, Grantsville 2nd, Lake Point, Lake View, Saint John, Tooele North, Tooele South, and Vernon.
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Clearfield, Kaysville, Layton, Sunset, Syracruse, West Layton, West Point
  
==== Batesville Ward  ====
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==== Clearfield Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 44-45.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 44-45.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 146.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 146.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition somewhat centrally in Tooele Valley. The center of the ward, or the place where the meeting house stands, is about seven miles north of Tooele City, the county seat, and the headquarters of the Tooele Stake, seven miles by nearest road east of Grantsville and 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Davis County, Utah. The town of Clearfield is pleasantly located about five miles east of Great Salt Lake, 25 miles north of Salt Lake City and nine miles southwest of Ogden.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1873 - A school house was erected, and a branch organization.  
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*1907 - At a special meeting held Nov. 3, the Syracuse Ward was divided, and the east part of the same organized as the Clearfield Ward.
*1899 - April 2, the Batesville Branch was organized as a ward.
 
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Batesville+Ward church and other records] for Batesville Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Clearfield|corporate|disp=Clearfield Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Clover Ward  ====
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==== Kaysville Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 150.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 150.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 394-395.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 394-395.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on Clover Creek in Rush Valley. The center of the ward, or the point where the meeting house is located, is 1 1/2 miles south of Saint John, and 18 miles southwest of Tooele City, the county seat and stake headquarters.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah, and vicinity. The center of the ward is about 21 miles north of the Temple Block in Salt Lake City and 16 miles south of the center of Ogden. The ward extends eastward to the mountains and westward to the Great Salt Lake.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1856 - in 1856 the saints were advised to build a fort and were organized as a branch of the Church.  
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*1851 - Pres. Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball visited the little settlement and appointed Wm. Kay to preside as Bishop over the saints in the district.  
*1867 - The Clover Branch became a part of the St. John Ward.
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*1915 - Kaysville belonged to the Davis Stake of Zion until 1915, when that stake was divided and organized as the North Davis and the South Davis stakes respectively; Kaysville then became part of the North Davis Stake.
*1882 - July 21, what was then known as the upper settlement on Clover Creek, or the south end of the St. John Ward, was separated from said ward and organized into a new bishop’s ward named Clover.
 
  
 
<br> '''Obtain the Records'''  
 
<br> '''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Clover+Ward church and other records] for Clover Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Kaysville|corporate|disp=Kaysville Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Grantsville Wards ====
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==== Layton Ward ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 299-300.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 299-300.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 419-420.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 419-420.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>
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'''Boundaries:'''  
 
 
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:*Grantsville 1st Ward
 
 
 
Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of Grantsville.
 
 
 
:*Grantsville 2nd Ward
 
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of Grantsville.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Layton and vicinity, in Davis County, Utah. The center of the ward is about 25 miles north of the Temple Block, Salt Lake City, and about 12 miles south from the center of Ogden.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1914 - Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of Grantsville. The Grantsville 1st ward came into existence on March 29, 1914, when Grantsville Ward was divided into two wards, namely, the Grantsville 1st and the Grantsville 2nd wards.
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*1899 - Layton Ward, an outgrowth of Kaysville Ward, was organized Sept. 1.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Grantsville+Ward church and other records] for Grantsville Wards, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Layton|corporate|disp=Layton Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Lake Point Ward  ====
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==== Sunset Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 410-411.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 410-411.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 849.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 849.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
  
Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the extreme northeast part of Tooele Valley, bordering on the Great Salt Lake on the north, the Oquirrh Mountains on the east, Batesville (Erda) Ward on the south, and Grantsville on the west.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Davis County, Utah, which is bounded on the north by Weber County, east by the South Weber Ward, south by Clearfield Ward, and west by the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1856 - Presiding Elder at E T City (now Lake Point).
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*1916 - Sunset Ward, an outgrowth of Clinton Ward, was organized July 24.
*1877 - June 24, the Tooele Stake of Zion was organized, and the saints at E T City were organized as a regular bishop’s ward.
 
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Lake Point+Ward church and other records] for Lake Point Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Sunset Ward|corporate|disp=Sunset Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Lake View Ward  ====
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==== Syracuse Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 412.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 412.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 857-858.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 857-858.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:'''  
 
'''Boundaries:'''  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of Tooele Valley, constituting a farming community. The location commands a fine view of Tooele Valley and the Great Salt Lake. The center of the ward is 1 1/2 mile west or below the mouth of Pine Canyon, four miles by road northeast of Tooele City, and 33 miles by nearest road southwest of Salt Lake City.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing at Syracuse, a scattered settlement in the center of which is a fruit cannery, located at the end of a spur of the Oregon Short Line Railroad. The village of Syracuse is located on the east shore, of the Great Salt Lake, about 28 miles northwest of Salt Lake City and 12 miles southwest of Ogden, Utah.  
  
<br> '''History timeline'''  
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'''History timeline'''  
  
*1861 - Settlers were organized into a branch called Pine Canyon Branch. This organization formed a part of the Tooele Ward.  
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*1895 - Syracuse Ward was organized Dec. 1, from parts of the South Hooper and Kaysville wards.
*1877 - On June 24, the saints of the Pine Canyon Branch were organized as a regular bishop’s ward, called Pine View Ward.
 
  
 
<br> <br> '''Obtain the Records'''  
 
<br> <br> '''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Lake+View+Ward church and other records] for Lake View Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Syracuse|corporate|disp=Syracuse Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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==== St. John Ward  ====
 
 
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 730-731.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 730-731.</ref><br>
 
 
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>
 
 
 
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of St. John, which is one of the three principal Mormon settlements in Rush Valley. It is situated on rising ground in the midst of an immense stock-range, 1 1/2 mile northeast of Clover Creek.
 
 
 
<br> '''History timeline'''
 
 
 
*1877 - At a special conference held at Tooele, June 24, the saints of St. John were organized into a regular bishop’s ward.
 
 
 
'''Obtain the Records'''
 
 
 
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}St.+John+Ward church and other records] for St. John Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
  
==== Tooele North Ward  ====
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==== West Point Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 880-881.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 880-881.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 941-942.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 941-942.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:'''  
 
'''Boundaries:'''  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Tooele city lying north of Vine Street and embraces most of the business part of the city.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district in the north part of Davis County, Utah, the western boundary of the ward being the Great Salt Lake.  
  
<br> <br> '''History timeline'''  
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'''History timeline'''  
  
*1912 - Until 1912 all the Latter-day Saints residing in Tooele constituted one ward only, but at a stake conference held Dec. 29, 1912, the ward was divided into two wards, namely, the Tooele North and the Tooele South wards.
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*1877 - A ward named South Hooper (which later became West Point Ward) was organized June 26.
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*1915 - From the time of its organization South Hooper (or West Point) Ward belonged to the Davis Stake of Zion, but when that stake was divided in 1915, it became part of the North Davis Stake.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Tooele+North+Ward church and other records] for Tooele North Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. West Point|corporate|disp=West Point Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Tooele South Ward  ====
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==== West Layton Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 880-881.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 880-881.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 941.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 941.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:'''  
 
'''Boundaries:'''  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Tooele city lying south of Vine Street.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on their farms on a tract of land lying northwest of Kaysville. The ward borders on the Great Salt Lake on the southwest and is about 26 miles northwest of the Temple Block, Salt Lake City.  
  
<br> <br> '''History timeline'''  
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'''History timeline'''  
  
*1912 - Until 1912 all the Latter-day Saints residing in Tooele constituted one ward only, but at a stake conference held Dec. 29, 1912, the ward was divided into two wards, namely, the Tooele North and the Tooele South wards.
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*1895 - West Layton Ward, an outgrowth of Kaysville Ward, was organized Feb. 22.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Tooele+South+Ward church and other records] for Tooele South Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. West Layton|corporate|disp=West Layton Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Vernon Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 913.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 913.</ref><br>
 
 
 
'''Boundaries:'''
 
 
 
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south end of Rush Valley, including the village of Vernon
 
 
 
<br> '''History timeline'''
 
 
 
*1863 - The first Latter-day Saint settlers at Vernon were organized as a branch of the Church.
 
*1877 - On June 24, when the Tooele Stake of Zion was organized and the Vernon Branch became a regular bishop’s ward.
 
 
 
'''Obtain the Records'''
 
 
 
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Vernon+Ward church and other records] for Vernon Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
  
 
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Utah Church Records go to Davis County Church Records go to North Davis Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches around 1930's, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 588.

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North Davis Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 588.[1]


  • Area of the County: North Part of Davis County, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town): Kaysville.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists (1930) of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Davis County, Utah. The stake extends north to Weber County (or Weber Stake), east to the Wasatch Mountains, south to the South Davis Stake, Utah and west to the Great Salt Lake.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1915 - At a conference of the Davis Stake held at Kaysville June 20, the Davis Stake was divided into two stakes, namely, the North Davis Stake and the South Davis Stake, Utah.

This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.


Other History Resources
Many wards or branches appointed members to compile a history. Copies may be in the ward library or in homes of members. Some contain biographical sketches of members of the ward at the time of compilation.

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Wards and Branches

Clearfield, Kaysville, Layton, Sunset, Syracruse, West Layton, West Point

Clearfield Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 146.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Davis County, Utah. The town of Clearfield is pleasantly located about five miles east of Great Salt Lake, 25 miles north of Salt Lake City and nine miles southwest of Ogden.

History timeline

  • 1907 - At a special meeting held Nov. 3, the Syracuse Ward was divided, and the east part of the same organized as the Clearfield Ward.

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Kaysville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 394-395.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah, and vicinity. The center of the ward is about 21 miles north of the Temple Block in Salt Lake City and 16 miles south of the center of Ogden. The ward extends eastward to the mountains and westward to the Great Salt Lake.

History timeline

  • 1851 - Pres. Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball visited the little settlement and appointed Wm. Kay to preside as Bishop over the saints in the district.
  • 1915 - Kaysville belonged to the Davis Stake of Zion until 1915, when that stake was divided and organized as the North Davis and the South Davis stakes respectively; Kaysville then became part of the North Davis Stake.


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Layton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 419-420.[4]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Layton and vicinity, in Davis County, Utah. The center of the ward is about 25 miles north of the Temple Block, Salt Lake City, and about 12 miles south from the center of Ogden.

History timeline

  • 1899 - Layton Ward, an outgrowth of Kaysville Ward, was organized Sept. 1.

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Sunset Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 849.[5]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Davis County, Utah, which is bounded on the north by Weber County, east by the South Weber Ward, south by Clearfield Ward, and west by the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks.

History timeline

  • 1916 - Sunset Ward, an outgrowth of Clinton Ward, was organized July 24.

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Syracuse Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 857-858.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing at Syracuse, a scattered settlement in the center of which is a fruit cannery, located at the end of a spur of the Oregon Short Line Railroad. The village of Syracuse is located on the east shore, of the Great Salt Lake, about 28 miles northwest of Salt Lake City and 12 miles southwest of Ogden, Utah.

History timeline

  • 1895 - Syracuse Ward was organized Dec. 1, from parts of the South Hooper and Kaysville wards.



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West Point Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 941-942.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district in the north part of Davis County, Utah, the western boundary of the ward being the Great Salt Lake.

History timeline

  • 1877 - A ward named South Hooper (which later became West Point Ward) was organized June 26.
  • 1915 - From the time of its organization South Hooper (or West Point) Ward belonged to the Davis Stake of Zion, but when that stake was divided in 1915, it became part of the North Davis Stake.

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West Layton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 941.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on their farms on a tract of land lying northwest of Kaysville. The ward borders on the Great Salt Lake on the southwest and is about 26 miles northwest of the Temple Block, Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1895 - West Layton Ward, an outgrowth of Kaysville Ward, was organized Feb. 22.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 588.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 146.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 394-395.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 419-420.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 849.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 857-858.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 941-942.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 941.